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Jerry's Apple Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Jerry's Apple Cake, by , is from A Bun In the Oven , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Kari Casey
Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008


2 large eggs
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. vegetable oil
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
4 c. tart peeled and chopped apples
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

1/3 oz. size softened cream cheese
3 T. oleo or crisco
Pinch of salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1-1/2 c. powdered sugar

Beat eggs until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, oil, and vanilla. Sift together four, salt, soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg and add to mixture. Stir in apples and nuts. (The batter will be very thick). Bake at 350 in 9x13 pan for about 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool and add icing.




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